Konkona Sen Sharma

  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone voted the best actress of 2013 for 'Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' 21-04-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. It was the year when viewers accepted women in more meaty roles in films and rejected those who were used as props in the films. And the winner of the IBN Live Movie...
  • 10 books Konkona Sen Sharma loves and wants you to read 10-04-2014 01:43 PM

    From detective novels to popular comics, storybooks and classic literature, books play a key role in widening the horizons of our imagination and introducing us to different perspectives. To ensure they aren't deprived of the pleasure of reading books, celebrities - despite their frenzied and chaotic work lives - take...
  • Mugdha Godse shoots down rumours about her link-up with Ranvir Shorey 23-03-2014 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Model-actress Mugdha Godse has shot down reports that there is something brewing between her and actor Ranvir Shorey after the duo participated together in a reality show. Mugdha, 27, said they are just friends and on-screen partners on the stunt reality show. She and Ranvir, who is married...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone will be hard to beat in the Best Actress category 07-02-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: We thank you for the overwhelming support you have shown towards the first IBNLive Movie Awards. Your participation has proved our decision to start these awards correct. We didn't imagine this kind of cooperation from your side in the beginning, but now when you have shown the willingness...
  • Konkona and I are together: Ranvir Shorey 02-02-2014 05:28 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ranvir Shorey is miffed with speculations that his marriage with Konkona Sen Sharma has fallen apart and has clarified that they both are 'together.' "Marriage is not always peaceful... there is no need to write about every fight that I have with my wife. That is not fair....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nominees for Best Actress 24-01-2014 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The awards season is upon us and this is the time when the best of Indian cinema is judged, reviewed rewarded for entertaining us in the past year. 2013 has seen a mixed bag of films comprising both popular and art house cinema. In our maiden initiative, we...
  • Kolkata Film Festival begins on November 10 10-11-2013 01:30 PM

    Kolkata: Showcasing a global mix of contemporary and regional cinema - the 19th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) will begin here Sunday. The event will begin at Netaji Indoor stadium in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with Indian cinema's bigwigs - Amitabh Bachchan, West Bengal's brand...
  • West Bengal govt to honour top Bengali actresses in Bollywood 05-11-2013 10:53 AM

    Kolkata: Five Bollywood actresses of Bengali origin - Moushumi Chatterjee, Sushmita Sen, Rani Mukherjee, Bipasha Basu, Konkona Sen Sharma would be felicitated by the West Bengal government at the closing ceremony of the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF). "The idea is to award 'Panch Kanya' (Five Women) from Bengal who...
  • Might do 'Mr and Mrs Iyer' sequel: Aparna Sen 31-10-2013 02:21 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Award-winning filmmaker Aparna Sen is contemplating a sequel to her highly acclaimed 'Mr. and Mrs. Iyer' with Konkona Sen Sharma and Rahul Bose reprising their roles from the 2002 movie. At the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF), where her Bengali comedy 'Goynar Baksho' (Jewel Box) was screened Tuesday...
  • Indian films shine among world cinema at MFF closing ceremony 25-10-2013 12:21 PM

    Mumbai: Indian films such as 'Katiyabaaz' and 'Fandry' won top honours at the 15th Mumbai Film Festival which concluded Thursday night in style with active participation from Bollywood celebrities such as Irrfan Khan and Konkona Sen Sharma. The festival, organised by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), included over...
  • All's well then! Ranveer Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma spotted together 15-09-2013 12:17 PM

    Putting a rest to the rumours of their split, Konkona Sen Sharma and Ranvir Shorey were spotted together at pub in Mumbai recently. Rumours were abuzz that the actor couple had separated with Konkona moving out and staying with her mother, actress Aparna Sen in Kolkata. While their were talks...
  • Whoa! Is that really Konkona Sen Sharma on the Maxim cover? 02-08-2013 12:15 PM

    Known for her author backed roles in films, Konkona Sen Sharma is usually seen in ethnic wear. But in the latest issue of Maxim magazine, Konkona goes through an image makeover of sorts and looks absolutely stunning. The actress, who has lost a lot of weight since the birth of...
  • Gaur Hari Dastaan: Vinay Pathak to play a freedom fighter 12-07-2013 03:55 PM

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Vinay Pathak, known for his excellent comic timing, will be seen in Ananth Mahadevan directed biopic 'Gaur Hari Dastaan'. The film is about Odisha's freedom fighter Gaur Hari Das, who joined the movement to end British rule in India. "I am playing Gaur Hari. It is a...
  • Ritu brought Bengali middle class back to the cinema hall: Anik Dutta 30-05-2013 04:22 PM

    Kolkata: News of filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh's untimely demise sent shock waves across the film fraternity. A pioneer in new wave cinema in Bengal, Ghosh had worked with some of the most prominent actors from Bengali and Hindi film industry. The winner of several National Film Awards, Ghosh was known to...
  • Konkona: Laughed and cried while watching 'Bombay Talkies' 30-04-2013 04:41 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Konkona Sen Sharma couldn't stop her tears when she watched 'Bombay Talkies', while for Riteish Deshmukh it was a "wonderful cinematic experience". The film gets the thumbs up from the film fraternity who feel that it is a must watch. A special project to mark 100 years of...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' opens with average weekend collection 24-04-2013 12:58 PM

    Mumbai: The opening weekend collection of Emraan Hashmi-starrer 'Ek Thi Daayan' is approximately Rs 18.07 crore and trade pundits are calling it satisfactory business, keeping the unconventional theme of the movie in mind. Sharing news of the film's box office collection in the opening weekend, trade guru Taran Adarsh tweeted:...
  • Read the story that inspired 'Ek Thi Daayan' 24-04-2013 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: While 'Ek Thi Daayan' continues to spook the audience in theaters this week, actress Konkona Sen Sharma, who plays one of the 'Daayans' posted the link to the actual story the film is based on. Konkona tweeted the link to the story which has been written by her...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' collects Rs 18.07 crore in opening weekend 23-04-2013 04:46 PM

    Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj teaming up to produce debutant director Kannan Iyer's film 'Ek Thi Daayan' was the talk of the town till recently of how two completely different voices of Indian cinema are collaborating. ...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' earns Rs 6.24 crore on day 1 21-04-2013 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: Debut director Kannan Iyer's new film 'Ek Thi Daayan' plans to take horror to a new level by bringing back the folklores of daayan (witch) on screen. And, with a big star cast and promising promos, the film has been able to draw audiences to the theatre. The...
  • Will be happy if 'Ek Thi Daayan' actresses get their due: Emraan 20-04-2013 05:27 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Emraan Hashmi, who features alongside three actresses -Huma Qureshi, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin - in supernatural thriller 'Ek Thi Daayan', says he will be happy if audiences appreciate the performances of the ladies. 'Ek Thi Daayan', a Vishal Bhardwaj and Ekta Kapoor's co-production is the story...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' review: It leaves you wanting more in the end 19-04-2013 10:36 PM

    Cast: Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sen Sharma, Huma Qureshi, Kalki Koechlin Director: Kannan Iyer A very different beast from 'Makdee', his charming directorial debut from eleven years ago, 'Ek Thi Daayan', co-written and co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj, sees the filmmaker revisit the mythology of witches once again. But where 'Makdee' was...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' and the unexplored world of witches 19-04-2013 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: Director Kannan Iyer's 'Ek Thi Daayan' has once again brought back the word 'daayan' into focus. Witchcraft might have become an obsolete word in the urban dictionary but the rural landscapes are going to take many more years to get rid of this term and its implications. Occasionally,...
  • 'Ek Thi Daayan' Tweet Review: First day, first show 19-04-2013 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: Last 4-5 years have seen the emergence of filmmakers who are ready to bring innovation to the horror genre. The latest to join the list is Kannan Iyer whose ambitious project 'Ek Thi Daayan' is ready to influence the audience's mind. The film revolves around a sought after...
  • Ek Thi Daayan: Indian cinema's tryst with witches 18-04-2013 11:26 AM

    New Delhi: It's not just the serial kisser image that is synonymous to Emraan Hashmi, but the actor has also been the face of horror series in Bollywood recently. After being a part of the 'Raaz' series, Emraan is set to return to the silver screen with yet another horror...
  • I was told I cannot do movies and wouldn't understand the medium: Ekta Kapoor 15-04-2013 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: Discouragement and distrust are what producer Ekta Kapoor faced when she decided to make movies. But she took it with a pinch of salt and made a mark in filmdom by churning out hit movies on a wide range of topics - from underworld to supernatural thrillers -...
  • U/A certificate for my films is a welcome change: Hashmi 15-04-2013 01:15 PM

    Mumbai: Most of Emraan Hashmi's films have received an 'A' certificate, making his movies fit only for adults' viewing. However, some of his recent films, including the upcoming 'Ek Thi Daayan', got a U/A certification, and the actor feels it is a "welcome change". "Probably, this ('Ek Thi Daayan') is...
  • Aparna Sen, Konkana get candid about 'Goynar Baksho' 12-04-2013 05:24 PM

    The premier artsy mother-daughter duo of Indian cinema, Aparna and Konkona Sen who've made critically acclaimed films like 'Titli', 'Mr and Mrs Iyer' and '15 Park Avenue' in the past are back with another film, 'Goynar Baksho'. ...
  • Ek Thi Daayan: Konkona walks the ramp to promote the film 07-04-2013 04:48 PM

    Kolkata: Faux human body parts hung from the ceiling and skeletons popped up from behind doors at the Gothic party of 'Ek Thi Daayan', which producer Ekta Kapoor said will not scare people but will intimidate them. "Look around you. It is weird, it is spooky but does not scare...
  • Emraan Hashmi: My wife never gets insecure 07-04-2013 12:29 PM

    Mumbai: He has romanced several actresses on screen, and the 'serial kisser' tag doesn't seem to leave him. But Emraan Hashmi, who now shares screen space with three heroines in 'Ek Thi Daayan', says he is at peace in his personal life because his wife is not insecure about their...